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COP26 President draws flak for openly supporting investment by oil, gas cos

COP26 President draws flak for openly supporting investment by oil, gas cos

🕔09:55, 2.May 2022

Days after the developed world sought to belittle India for continued oil imports from Russia, COP26 president Alok Sharma’s endorsement of a letter by UK’s Secretary, Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy on Sunday came under severe criticism from all quarters

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India sounds bugle for COP27, points fingers at countries not enhancing climate action

India sounds bugle for COP27, points fingers at countries not enhancing climate action

🕔06:58, 28.Apr 2022

Virtually sounding the bugle for COP27 later this year, India on Wednesday noted that some countries declined to enhance NDCs after the COP26 and termed it a serious thing about the future of the COPs. New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) Virtually

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UN climate conference to continue into Saturday afternoon

UN climate conference to continue into Saturday afternoon

🕔18:22, 13.Nov 2021

Glasgow, Nov 13 (IANS) Alok Sharma, President of the ongoing UN climate change conference in Glasgow, announced that he expected the negotiations for a deal will continue into Saturday afternoon. “I envisage formal plenary meetings in the afternoon to adopt decisions

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COP26: India bats for collective resolve to combat climate change

COP26: India bats for collective resolve to combat climate change

🕔07:15, 13.Nov 2021

Glasgow, Nov 13 (IANS) India on Friday asked the world leaders assembled at the UN Climate Change Conference COP26 to deliver a strong message regarding their collective resolve for accelerated mitigation and adaptation actions to combat climate change in this decade.

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COP26: Battle over coal, fossil fuels in final hours

COP26: Battle over coal, fossil fuels in final hours

🕔21:14, 12.Nov 2021

Glasgow, Nov 12 (IANS) As 197 nations on Friday approached the end of the 26th meeting of the Conference of Parties (COP26) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), it also marks the beginning of the hard work

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‘Message in a bottle’ for COP26 leaders

‘Message in a bottle’ for COP26 leaders

🕔06:46, 12.Nov 2021

Glasgow, Nov 12 (IANS) On the penultimate day of COP26, scientists have deployed plastic pollution tracking devices into the ocean around Scotland. The devices will help scientists understand how plastic bottles move in the ocean and their interaction with climate change

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Despite strain, US, China pledge to enhance climate action at COP26

Despite strain, US, China pledge to enhance climate action at COP26

🕔08:28, 11.Nov 2021

Glasgow, Nov 11 (IANS) Despite strained relations, the US and China — world’s top two polluters — just ahead of the culmination of the 12-day-long UN climate change negotiations on Wednesday in a major development pledged to work together, saying they

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India pledges to accelerate transition to zero emission vehicles

India pledges to accelerate transition to zero emission vehicles

🕔08:24, 11.Nov 2021

Glasgow, Nov 11  At the 2021 UN Climate Change Conference (COP26) on Wednesday, India, the fourth-largest auto market in the world, has committed to accelerate the transition to zero emission vehicles (ZEVs) in its markets along with Rwanda, Kenya. Besides,

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India Launches E-Amrit Portal on EVs at COP26

India Launches E-Amrit Portal on EVs at COP26

🕔22:21, 10.Nov 2021

New Delhi, Nov 10: India today launched ‘E-Amrit’, a web portal on electric vehicles (EVs), at the ongoing COP26 Summit in Glasgow, UK. E-Amrit is a one-stop destination for all information on electric vehicles—busting myths around the adoption of EVs,

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India Celebrates Transport Day at COP26

India Celebrates Transport Day at COP26

🕔22:19, 10.Nov 2021

New Delhi, Nov 10: On Transport Day at COP26, India, represented by NITI Aayog, participated in the fourth ministerial dialogue of the Zero-Emission Vehicle Transition Council (ZEVTC), a global forum on enhancing political cooperation on the transition to zero-emission vehicles.

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COP26: Toolkit to boost clean energy investments

COP26: Toolkit to boost clean energy investments

🕔22:12, 10.Nov 2021

Glasgow, Nov 10 (IANS) A new toolkit launched on the margins of the UN Climate Change Conference COP26 on Wednesday aims to unlock clean energy investments for small island nations, many of whom rely heavily on imported fossil fuels for power

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Glasgow agreement calls nations to accelerate coal exit

Glasgow agreement calls nations to accelerate coal exit

🕔22:10, 10.Nov 2021

Glasgow, Nov 10 (IANS) After 10 days of hectic parleys, the UK presidency of COP26 on Wednesday released a first draft of the Glasgow climate summit, calling on nations to strengthen their climate targets for 2030 and called for accelerated coal

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Electric vehicle sales set to jump 80% in 2021: Report at COP26

Electric vehicle sales set to jump 80% in 2021: Report at COP26

🕔15:09, 10.Nov 2021

Glasgow, Nov 10 (IANS) Passenger electric vehicle sales are set to jump over 80 per cent in 2021 to 5.6 million units, off the back of unprecedented industry and government commitments around the world over the last two years, according

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China, US & EU to occupy more than 90% carbon space by 2050: Study

China, US & EU to occupy more than 90% carbon space by 2050: Study

🕔11:45, 10.Nov 2021

New Delhi, Nov 10 (IANS) China, the US, and the European Union (EU) are likely to occupy more than 90 per cent of the available 1.5 degrees Celsius carbon space by 2050, according to an independent study by the Council on

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Adani companies AGEL, ATL declare energy compact goals as part of COP26

Adani companies AGEL, ATL declare energy compact goals as part of COP26

🕔07:47, 10.Nov 2021

New Delhi, Nov 10 (IANS) Adani Green Energy Ltd (AGEL), the world’s largest solar power developer, and Adani Transmission Ltd (ATL), Indias largest private sector power transmission and retail distribution company, have declared their Energy Compact Goals as part of COP26,

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Canada, US, UK announce funding to build climate resilience

Canada, US, UK announce funding to build climate resilience

🕔19:43, 9.Nov 2021

Glasgow, Nov 9 (IANS) At the 2021 UN Climate Change Conference (COP26), Canada, Germany, the US, Ireland, and the UK have announced funding to support national adaptation planning and action in developing countries to build the climate resilience of vulnerable communities

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Covid pandemic significantly impacted climate change efforts: WHO

Covid pandemic significantly impacted climate change efforts: WHO

🕔05:31, 9.Nov 2021

New Delhi, Nov 9 (IANS) Covid-19 pandemic has slowed down climate change efforts by various countries, according to the 2021 WHO health and climate change global survey report released on Monday. The report is based on a survey conducted every three

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Introduce climate science to school curricula: Activists at COP26

Introduce climate science to school curricula: Activists at COP26

🕔14:26, 8.Nov 2021

Glasgow, Nov 8 (IANS) Activists on Monday demanded focus on introducing climate science to the curricula in schools by asking politicians gathered at the ongoing 26th Conference of Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP26) in this Scottish

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COP26: Nations, businesses commit to create sustainable agriculture

COP26: Nations, businesses commit to create sustainable agriculture

🕔11:10, 7.Nov 2021

Glasgow, Nov 6 (IANS) Nations and businesses joined farmers and local communities on Saturday at COP26, securing new agreements to protect nature and accelerate the shift to sustainable agriculture and land use practices by making them more attractive, accessible and affordable

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COP26: Commitments may close ambition gap by 9 Gt CO2, says Analysis

COP26: Commitments may close ambition gap by 9 Gt CO2, says Analysis

🕔07:40, 6.Nov 2021

Glasgow, Nov 6 (IANS) At the end of the pivotal UN climate change negotiations or COP26 week one on Friday, commitments, if delivered, would close ambition gap by 9 gigatonnes (Gt) CO2, leaving 13 Gt to go, says new analysis To

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